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A 31-year-old male asked:

Can pegicol for chronic constipation be mixed with milk? i have an extremely fussy 2 year old. she does not drink juice. she only drinks water and milk.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Sounds ok: Polyethylene glycol (Pegicol is a brand) powder mixes well in many types of drinks. One can mix it to see what happens. If it doesn't clump up, it's likely fine to drink. After all, Pegicol would mix with whatever liquids or foods a person has in her stomach anyway. One important issue is to find out why said toddler is extremely fussy. Is it anemia, constipation, lead, temperament, etc...?
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